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All Posts Tagged With: "remittances"

18 with a Bullet: Data: Migrant Workers Support Home Economies

Global remittances -- funds sent from migrant workers to their home countries -- were recorded at $318 billion in 2007.

Aug 5th, 2008 | Comments

18 with a Bullet: Video Update

Salvadoran gang member Traveiso's mother went north to find work in the United States. His mother’s story paints a portrait of one immigrant’s experience and the difficulties of life stretched across borders.

Aug 5th, 2008 | Comments

18 with a Bullet: Introduction

(Encore presentation August 5, 2008) With unprecedented access to the lives of these self-proclaimed “homeboys,” "18 with a Bullet" uncovers the inner workings of a gang whose transnational membership numbers in the tens of thousands and which has captured the attention of U.S. law enforcement.

Jul 11th, 2006 | Comments

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